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Old 01-29-2006, 08:17 PM   #1
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My first FOs post. These are my most recent FOs.

Toddler Poncho for my daughter made out of LB Jiffy & Fun Fur. Thanks very much to KH for the easy pattern. I used newspaper to determine the best size for my DD who is 4. Each piece is 12x22. (I have yet to get a photo with DD modeling it.)

A baby hat for my co-worker's daughter's new baby boy. I used Plymouth Yarn Jelly Beenz. It's adapted from the Knitting Calendar Barb's Twizzle Baby Hat & SnB's Umbilical Cord Baby Hat.

And here's my cable purse, which I finished in less than 2 days! Thanks to silveridger for the inspiration: Silveridger's Cable Purse I decided I had to have one and improvised for a pattern. (My first project making cables!) I used LB Wool-Ease Thick & Quick because it was all I could find (crazy last minute project to bring with me to a trade show tomorrow). However I think I will use Rowan Big Wool like silveridger for my next one because I like the look of the Rowan better.

Here's a photo with the lining, which I love, because it matches perfectly!

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Old 01-29-2006, 08:44 PM   #2
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Wonderful stuff!
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Old 01-29-2006, 08:47 PM   #3
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Great Job. Everything looks great. I love the lining in the purse. It's too cute!
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Old 01-29-2006, 08:49 PM   #4
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Oh wow, nice work!!

(At first, I thought you'd knit the teddy bear, too! )
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Old 01-29-2006, 08:51 PM   #5
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REALLY cute, Nanette! I agree about that lining....LOVE the way it interacts with the ribbon
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Old 01-29-2006, 09:04 PM   #6
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Wow, everything looks perfect! How long have you been knitting?

I love the poncho -- great colors and the fun fur really makes it look special. The hat is adorable -- I'm sure your co-worker will love it!

And that purse! I can't believe you finished it in less than 2 days!!! And that's your first project with cables?!! Amazing work -- it's beautiful!

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Everything looks absolutely wonderful!!
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Thoes are so great! I LOVE that purse.
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Old 01-29-2006, 11:25 PM   #9
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Lovely work! I really have to make me one of those cabled purses.
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Old 01-29-2006, 11:27 PM   #10
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Those are GREAT!!! So cute!
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